epano-, epan- (Greek: again; occurring in some rhetorical terms).
1. A doubling; a rhetorical figure wherein a sentence begins and ends with the same word; as "Severe to his servants, to his children severe".
2. Use of a word at both the beginning and the end of a sentence; such as, "Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice."
1. A phrase or words repeated later on in a speech or text as a rhetorical device.
2. A figure by which the same word or clause is repeated after intervening material.
A figure by which the end-word of one sentence becomes the first word of the next.
1. A balanced rhetorical figure in which the second part reiterates the first part; such as, "Treason doth never prosper!/What's the reason?/For if it prosper, none dare call it treason." [John Harington].
2. The repetition of a sentence in an inverse order.
3. A return to the regular thread of discourse after a digression; also, a repetition in inverse order.
1. A figure in which a word is recalled, in order to substitute a more correct or stronger term.
2. The immediate rephrasing of something said or written in order to emphasize or to correct it.
3. The changing of a word or phrase in order to give it more weight or intensity; as, for instance, "hundreds of people, no thousands, enjoyed the procession".